We are currently seeking a Programme Manager – Tax Stamp to be based at our site in Washington. The role is for maternity cover for a period 11 months.  The job holder will possess direct knowledge of scoping and implementing a programme with UK and/or overseas requirements.  This will involve being the internal point of contact for all issues relating to one of the Company’s major existing projects, as well as being responsible for the leading the first phase of the Company’s newest project through to delivery in Q2 2019.   You will need to be able to communicate effectively with UK based teams and remote based personnel.  Due to the nature of the projects, you may be required to travel as part of this role.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be the internal critical expert for all issues relating to key assigned projects
  • Devise and maintain the critical path plan for the implementation of assigned projects
  • Agree responsibilities, timescales and deliverables for all internal and external stakeholders
  • Host regular reviews involving all stakeholders
  • Identify shortcomings in and risks to the timely delivery of the plan, agree and implement remedial actions accordingly
  • Maintain regular communication with project stakeholders and key internal colleagues on all aspects of customer management
  • Work closely/supporting the sales team with new opportunities and upcoming programme deliveries

Knowledge and Skills

  • Must be able to perform each of the above duties satisfactorily
  • Must have experience of managing multi-stakeholder, international/global implementations
  • Should have experience working in government high security, tax stamps,  or similar areas
  • Must possess the ability to work accurately paying close attention to detail and drive results through personal involvement
  • Should possess the vision, charisma and drive to sell effectively to Government technical stakeholders and policy makers
  • Proven experience of architecting and delivering anti-illicit trade programmes with Government customers would be preferable
  • Knowledge and experience of working in Europe, Africa and Asia would be advantageous
  • Ideally has experience and the technical knowledge required to work with internal stakeholders to design and implement effective anti-illicit trade programmes, including direct-coding solutions worldwide
  • Excellent computer skills; Word, Excel, Outlook etc
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal skills
  • Must have the ability to work to strict deadlines and prioritise

Working hours are Monday to Friday inclusive, 9.00am to 5.00pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch each day.  However, the role holder will be required to possess a flexible approach to hours, in accordance with the needs of the business.

Candidates who feel they can meet the requirements should submit an up to date CV for the attention of Angela Laverick – HR Manager EMEA, OpSec Security Ltd, 40 Phoenix Road, Washington, NE38 0AD or via email to recruitmenteurope@opsecsecurity.com